General UDL Information

Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Phillipson, Andrea. Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Academic Development Centre, Mount Royal University.

Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education. La, Helen; Dyjur, Patti; & Bair, Haboun. May 2018. Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education. Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary. 

Increasing Inclusivity and Social Justice in the Post-Secondary System through Universal Design - A graduate studies practicum project by MRU Alumna McKenzi Atkins (BA Psyc 2020):

A Policy Reader in Universal Design for Learning. Gordon, David T., Gravel, Jenna W., and Schifter, Laura A. (Eds), 2009.. Harvard Education Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts

UDL University: Designing for Variability Across the Curriculum. Laist, Randy; Brewer, Nicole; Sheehan, Dana. 2022. Cast, Inc.  

Unlearning: Changing Your Beliefs and Your Classroom with UDL. Allison Posey & Kate Novak. 2020. Cast, inc.

Universal Design in Higher Education. Sheryl E. Burgstahler (ed.). 2017. Harvard Education Press.

UDL and Blended Learning: Thriving in Flexible Learning Landscapes. Katie Novak & Catlin R. Tucker. 2021. IMpress

Universal Design for Learning: theory and practice. Anne Meyer, David H. Rose, David Gordon. 2014. CAST Professional Publishing

Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone. Thomas J. Tobin, Kristen T. Behling. 2018. West Virginia University Press.

Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning: Building Expressways to Success. Andratesha Fritzgerald. 2020. CAST, Inc.

Applied Universal Design for Learning in STEM Education. Kevin W. Tharp et al. 2012. ASQ Advancing the STEM Agenda in Education, the Workplace and Society Session 2-2. 

Universal Design for Learning in postsecondary STEM education for students with disabilities: a systematic literature review. Jillian Schreffler et al. 2019. International Journal of STEM Education. 

How learning works seven research-based principles for smart teaching (1st ed.)  Ambrose. (2010). . Jossey-Bass. 

Universal Design for Learning with (and without) Technology 

2 short segments from a Flipped Classroom book:

  • How Universal Design for Learning Supports the Flipped Classroom (7 pages)
  • How UDL Supports Concept Mastery in the Flipped Classroom (5 pages)

Chapter co-authored with Barbi Honeycutt: Improve the Flipped Classroom with Universal Design for Learning (25 pages)


Multiple Means of Engagement

Robert Talbert: overview of Using Guided Practice to Build Self-Regulation

Learner-Centered Teaching: Encouraging Students to Do the Work of Learning with Dr. Terry Doyle (podcast)

First Day Questions for the Learner-Centred Classroom


Multiple Means of Action & Expression

Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead). Susan D. Blum. 2020. Virginia University Press.

Contract Grading